Replication data for: Clicking on Heaven's Door: The Effect of Immigrant Legalization on Crime
- Pinotti, Paolo
AbstractWe estimate the effect of immigrant legalization on the crime rate of immigrants in Italy by exploiting an ideal regression discontinuity design: fixed quotas of residence permits are available each year, applications must be submitted electronically on specific "click days," and are processed on a first come, first served basis until the available quotas are exhausted. Matching data on applications with individual-level criminal records, we show that legalization reduces the crime rate of legalized immigrants by 0.6 percentage points on average, on a baseline crime rate of 1.1 percent.
Is supplement to
DOI: 10.1257/aer.20150355 (Text)
Pinotti, Paolo. “Clicking on Heaven’s Door: The Effect of Immigrant Legalization on Crime.” American Economic Review 107, no. 1 (January 2017): 138–68. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20150355.
- ID: 10.1257/aer.20150355 (DOI)
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